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This sample of a teacher guide introduces basic robotics using Lego EV3 hardware and software – the activities are based upon a single robot model which can be constructed from the education core set.
Students learn about basic movement of the robot rover in the context of space exploration.This context...
In this one hour activity, students evaluate the types of fire risks in different buildings. In the context of a team which has been contracted by the local council to improve fire safety, each team picks a building type and produces advice for the council.
In this challenge, students are asked to consider the impact of people suffering from heart conditions, both to the individual and to wider society. They then generate ideas for using programmable systems to improve people’s health, and to monitor themselves. A video introduces the idea of a heart rate monitor, and...
This sample of a teacher guide introduces basic robotics using VEX IQ robotics kits and ModKit programming software – the activities are based upon a single robot model which can be constructed from the VEX starter kit.
Students learn about basic movement of the robot rover, as well as related challenges, in...
Using sparkles to code flashing sequences. There are variations on difficulty including the introduction of switches.
An ideal lesson plan for the lead up to fireworks night! This is about making sparkles flash with random intervals and colours. It can also be made more difficult by using LDRs.
An ideal plan for a Christmas themed coding lesson! This plan involves a Christmas tree that has sparkles lighting up as the baubles, but it is also possible to use other Christmas-related ideas (for example Christmas cards) that have the same code.